Keratosis Pilaris: 11 Variations On A Treatable Theme

November 14, 2010

Although no one would call it an epidemic, since the disorder itself is harmless, one could say it is at epidemic propotions as estimates have put the number of keratosis pilaris sufferers at 40 to 50 percent of the adult population and 50 to 80 percent of adolescents. Think about those number for a moment, [...]

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November 8, 2010

Skin conditions have become very common in today’s society. They are caused by different reasons one of which is the sun. The sun does play a major role in our lives including being the number one cause for most skin conditions today. However, some skin conditions can be avoided altogether by simply changing our lifestyles.

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October 17, 2010

Keratosis is one of the many skin conditions that plague society today. It is as a result of the overproduction of keratin which is responsible for skin, nail and hair growth. This will result in hard crusted skin. Keratosis has many forms and one of them is actinic keratosis. Actinic keratosis This is a type [...]

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Removing Age Spots

October 12, 2010

Almost everybody can have age spots, which also goes by the name sun spots or solar lentigines. It is hard to stop because we can’t hide from the sun. Age spots treatments are just around so you can seek ways to get rid of them. You can remedy them at home or have it treated [...]

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Why Are There So Many Names For Age Spots?

October 11, 2010

Regardless of the type of person who has it or its position in the body, an age spots are age spots. But if an age spot is relatively the same for each person who has it, why does it have several incarnations in the English language? Each of the terms used to describe an age [...]

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Herbs As Compelling Instruments In Removing Age Spots

October 8, 2010

The developmental process of aging is accompanied by the coming into sight of brownish, grayish or even blackish lesions on facial or body skin called age spots and which are also usually known as liver spots. However, aging is not the only reason to be blamed for the appearance of liver spots for staying unprotected [...]

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Can Age Spots Be Cancerous

October 8, 2010

One has to worry about having age spots if it disgraces his or her self esteem. Another issue about age spots is its alleged progression to cancer. But before jumping into conclusions, you have to know some basic things about age spots and skin cancer, and see how they are related to each other. Age [...]

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Protecting Children From Age Spots

October 6, 2010

Those tiny spots on skin are sometimes mistakenly called age spots. Although they are called age spots, age doesn’t really matter and everyone could have them. Too much secretion of melanin on the skin is the root cause of this. Our skin’s pigmentation is influenced by how much melanin our body produces, and this melanin [...]

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Keratosis Treatment | Beware Of Liquid Nitrogen

October 1, 2010

There exists several treatment modalities for keratosis but the most notable is cryotherapy, which makes use of extremely low temperatures and which is also called cryosurgery. Studies reported that it is the second-most common procedure next to surgical procedures such as skin excision and it can easily be performed in the doctor’s office. To help [...]

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Actinic Keratosis | Early Treatment Is Essential

September 29, 2010

A premalignant condition such as actinic keratosis can lead to something worse like a squamous cell carcinoma. Squamous cells are affected by this type of skin cancer, and our skin is made up of squamous cells. You must have actinic keratosis eliminated to lower your risks of having skin cancer. Keratinocytes affected by UV radiation [...]

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